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San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum

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1940 Santa Barbara Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 US

December 2018

Rise of a Railroad Town Walking Tour

December 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum, 1940 Santa Barbara Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 US
$15.00 - $25.00

Join architectural historian James Papp for a 2-hour walking tour through downtown San Luis Obispo. Railroads were the United States’ key technology in the nineteenth century, able to move food, energy, and materials within our huge land mass. Once San Luis Obispo was no longer in the business of saving souls, it needed a way to get goods in and out, and that need was met by the Pacific Coast Railway (to the port at Avila in 1876) and Southern…

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